AN APULIAN GNATHIAN-WARE SITULA
LAUREL SPRAY GROUP, CIRCA 330-320 B.C.
The body with a vine band of ivy and berries, with hanging vines interspersed with rosettes and bucrania, centered on the back with a mask of Silenos in relief, the spout molded in the form of a mask with an open mouth, a tassled fillet over his bald pate, the arching handle splaying where it joins the rim, in imitation of the bail handles of metal situlae
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high